Patents by Inventor Kazuyuki Yamamoto

Kazuyuki Yamamoto has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20220251736
    Abstract: A method of producing an oxidized fiber bundle includes heat-treating an acrylic fiber bundle aligned in a heat treatment chamber in which hot air is circulated while causing the acrylic fiber bundle to run on direction-changing rollers disposed on both ends of an outside of the heat treatment chamber, wherein first hot air is supplied in a direction substantially parallel to a running direction of the acrylic fiber bundle, and second hot air is supplied from above the acrylic fiber bundle at an angle of 20 to 160° with respect to a wind direction of the first hot air, so that the second hot air passes at least a part of a running acrylic fiber bundle in a longitudinal direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2019
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Inventors: Kohei Takamatsu, Yusuke Kuji, Naoto Hosotani, Taku Yamamoto, Kazuyuki Gondo
  • Patent number: 11408149
    Abstract: A work vehicle control system includes an actual topography acquisition device, a storage device, and a controller. The actual topography acquisition device acquires actual topography information, which indicates an actual topography of a work target. The storage device stores design topography information, which indicates a final design topography that is a target topography of the work target. The controller acquires the actual topography information from the actual topography acquisition device, and the design topography information from the storage device. The controller determines an intermediate design topography positioned above the actual topography and below the final design topography. The controller generates a command signal to move the work implement based on the intermediate design topography. The intermediate design topography includes a plurality of intermediate design surfaces divided in the traveling direction of the work vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: KOMATSU LTD.
    Inventors: Eiji Ishibashi, Akifumi Inamaru, Seiji Nagano, Kenji Yamamoto, Kazuyuki Kirino, Yasuhito Yonezawa, Yosuke Kogawa, Takahiro Shimojo
  • Patent number: 11371695
    Abstract: Provided is a boiler for heating fluid by a heat generation unit including heat generation bodies in a container, the boiler being able to moderately heat fluid according to various situations while heat generated by the heat generation bodies can be efficiently utilized. A boiler for heating fluid by using heat generated by heat generation bodies includes the heat generation bodies and a container having the heat generation bodies inside and configured such that the inside of the container is filled with gas with higher specific heat than that of air. The boiler includes a controller configured to control a heat generation amount of the heat generation body under a situation where the gas has been supplied into the container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignees: MIURA CO., LTD., Clean Planet Inc.
    Inventors: Kazuyuki Otani, Nobuyuki Ishizaki, Kazunobu Inoue, Hidetaka Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 11365797
    Abstract: A motor assembly includes a motor including a rotor that rotates about a motor axis, a transmission that transmits motive power of the motor to an axle, a housing that accommodates the motor and the transmission, and an oil pump fixed to the housing. The housing includes a tubular motor housing extending along the motor axis, and the motor housing includes a rib on a side surface facing the oil pump. The rib protrudes to a radially outer side from the side surface, and has a plate shape extending along the motor axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: NIDEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Daisuke Ogasawara, Kazuyuki Yamamoto, Jun Murakami, Yuki Ishikawa
  • Publication number: 20220164059
    Abstract: An apparatus including a memory storing instructions and a control unit executing the instructions is provided. The control unit is configured to send signals to display first and second indicators on a display device. The control unit is further configured to receive first and second user inputs and, in response to the received inputs, to send signals to change a display state of the first indicator according to the first input. The control unit is further configured to send signals to change a display state of the second indicator according to the second input and initiate an operation to be performed based on a combination of the first and second inputs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2022
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki MIZUNUMA, Kazuyuki YAMAMOTO, Nariaki SATOH, Ikuo YAMANO
  • Patent number: 11281324
    Abstract: An apparatus including a memory storing instructions and a control unit executing the instructions is provided. The control unit is configured to send signals to display first and second indicators on a display device. The control unit is further configured to receive first and second user inputs and, in response to the received inputs, to send signals to change a display state of the first indicator according to the first input. The control unit is further configured to send signals to change a display state of the second indicator according to the second input and initiate an operation to be performed based on a combination of the first and second inputs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Mizunuma, Kazuyuki Yamamoto, Nariaki Satoh, Ikuo Yamano
  • Patent number: 11277057
    Abstract: An annular sensor magnet to be fixed to a motor shaft by a press-fit includes an annular portion having magnetic poles alternately formed in an outer peripheral portion. The annular sensor magnet also includes a fixing portion extending from an inner peripheral portion of the annular portion toward a center to support and fix the motor shaft having been press-fit, and a stress reducing portion for reducing stress caused in a contact portion of the fixing portion that contacts the motor shaft when the motor shaft is press-fit onto the fixing portion. The sensor magnet includes a bonded magnet in which a magnetic material is dispersed in a plastic material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: MABUCHI MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuyuki Yamamoto, Satoshi Kikuchi
  • Patent number: 11269250
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus, an information processing method, and a program that can enhance an effect obtained by causing display ranges of a plurality of display devices to overlap in a field of view of a user and displaying an image, the information processing apparatus including: an image control unit configured to, when a relationship between a first image and a second image satisfies a predetermined condition, the first image being displayed in a first field of view from a first display device, and the second image being displayed in a second field of view at least partially overlapping with the first field of view from a second display device different from the first display device, start display of the second image from the second display device. The present technology can be applied to, for example, a system using a drive-type projector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kentaro Ida, Takuya Ikeda, Kazuyuki Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 11244496
    Abstract: An information processing device including a control unit that senses a state that causes decrease of a display frame rate of a virtual object presented to a user and dynamically change a display detail level of the virtual object in accordance with a result of the sensing is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jun Kimura, Kazuyuki Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20220026878
    Abstract: A device for a machine tool, which is detachable from an attachment part of the machine tool, includes: a data generating unit that generates data; a first communication unit that transmits the data generated by the data generating unit to an information processing device; a first control unit that activates and controls the first communication unit; a power receiving unit that receives power supplied from outside and transmits the power to the first control unit; a second communication unit capable of constantly communicating with the information processing device; a battery that supplies power to the second communication unit; and a second control unit that supplies power from the battery to the first control unit to activate the first control unit when the second communication unit has received an activation command from the information processing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2021
    Publication date: January 27, 2022
    Applicant: DMG MORI CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kazuyuki YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210375534
    Abstract: An inductor component includes a main body including a magnetic layer, an inductor wiring disposed in the main body, and vertical wirings each of which is connected to the inductor wiring and each of which extends from a portion in which the vertical wiring and the inductor wiring are connected to each other to a first main surface of the main body. A second main surface of the main body is located on the side of the inductor wiring that is opposite to the side of the inductor wiring on which the first main surface is located. The first main surface is covered with a first outer layer having an insulating property, and the second main surface is covered with a second outer surface having an insulating property. The first outer layer and the second outer layer each contain a colorant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroki IMAEDA, Yoshimasa YOSHIOKA, Kazuyuki YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 11188125
    Abstract: An apparatus and method provide logic for processing information. In one implementation, an information processing device includes a housing and a display unit configured to display at least a portion of a first content to a user. A projection unit is configured to project at least a portion of a second content onto a projection surface. A detection unit configured to detect a displacement between the projection surface and a portion of the housing, the housing being configured to support the display unit, the projection unit, and the detection unit. The detection unit is further configured to determine whether the displacement falls within a threshold distance. The projection unit is further configured to project the second portion of the content onto the projection surface, when the displacement falls within the threshold distance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ken Miyashita, Shunichi Kasahara, Ikuo Yamano, Kazuyuki Yamamoto, Hiroyuki Mizunuma
  • Patent number: 11163353
    Abstract: Aspects of the present invention include a device comprising a first sensor and a circuitry configured to detect a first user action and a second user action, the second user action being detected by the first sensor. The circuitry is further configured to designate a first mode based on the first user action and a second mode based on the second user action, the first mode and the second mode being power saving modes and the second mode is configured to save power consumed by the first sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventor: Kazuyuki Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20210272535
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus that can appropriately present information to the user, and reduce power consumption, the information processing apparatus including: a display control unit configured to display, on a display unit, display information to which an expiration date is set, on a basis of a display instruction; and a processing control unit configured to control executability of predetermined processing on a basis of whether or not the expiration date has passed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2017
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kei TAKAHASHI, Kazuyuki YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 11089289
    Abstract: An image processing device includes depth acquisition circuitry that uses a parallax corresponding to image data to electronically generate a depth map of an image and object detection circuitry that uses distance information and the depth map to electronically detect a specific object in the image by identifying specific pixels in the image data. The depth map includes information that pertains to distances from a reference position for each pixel in the image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Takeo Ohishi, Kazuyuki Yamamoto, Shuzo Sato, Takayuki Yoshigahara, Jun Murayama, Ken Nishida, Kazuhiro Yamada
  • Patent number: 11029770
    Abstract: According to some aspect, an image display apparatus may include a communication section receiving a plurality of remote operation signals corresponding to remote operations of a plurality of input apparatuses, and a combination section combining a first image based on the plurality of individual remote operation signals received by the communication section and a second image supplied from other apparatus into a third image, and outputting the third image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Takaharu Suzuki, Kazuyuki Yamamoto, Hidetoshi Kabasawa
  • Publication number: 20210142552
    Abstract: [Problem] To provide an information processing device, an information processing method, and a computer program that are capable of avoiding decrease of the display frame rate of a virtual object. [Solution] An information processing device including a control unit configured to sense a state that causes decrease of a display frame rate of a virtual object presented to a user and dynamically change a display detail level of the virtual object in accordance with a result of the sensing is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2018
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Inventors: JUN KIMURA, KAZUYUKI YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10942620
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including an operation surface configured to receive touch inputs, and a sensor unit configured to detect at least one right-side touch input from a manipulation by a user of the operation surface within a first operational area of the operation surface, and at least one left-side touch input from a manipulation by the user of the operation surface within a second operational area of the operation surface, wherein the first operational area and the second operational area of the operation surface are mapped to a graphical user interface (GUI) area of a display device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ikuo Yamano, Kazuyuki Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20210064182
    Abstract: According to an illustrative embodiment, an information processing apparatus is provided. The apparatus is used for processing a first image projected toward a target. The apparatus includes a processing unit for detecting that an object exists between a projector unit and the target, wherein when an object exists between the projector unit and the target, the apparatus determines an area of the object and generates a modified first image, based on the area of the object, for projection toward the target.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Mizunuma, Ikuo Yamano, Shunichi Kasahara, Ken Miyashita, Kazuyuki Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20200393750
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus, an information processing method, and a program that can enhance an effect obtained by causing display ranges of a plurality of display devices to overlap in a field of view of a user and displaying an image, the information processing apparatus including: an image control unit configured to, when a relationship between a first image and a second image satisfies a predetermined condition, the first image being displayed in a first field of view from a first display device, and the second image being displayed in a second field of view at least partially overlapping with the first field of view from a second display device different from the first display device, start display of the second image from the second display device. The present technology can be applied to, for example, a system using a drive-type projector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2017
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kentaro IDA, Takuya IKEDA, Kazuyuki YAMAMOTO